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25 Sep 2014
Wharf T&T Invests to Deliver Real Cloud Solutions, FibreCloud, for Business
Combining World-Leading Technology Companies’ Expertise Driving Your Business to the Cloud

Hong Kong — September 25, 2014 — Wharf T&T today announced the launch of FibreCloud in tandem with three world-renowned technology companies, VMware, Cisco and EMC. Combining cutting-edge cloud technologies from world’s leading technology giants will substantially sharpen Wharf T&T’s edge in delivering a full suite of cloud-as-a-service (CaaS) solutions for businesses. Wharf T&T’s FibreCloud redefines business-grade public cloud computing standard with premium services serving a wide spectrum of metropolitan-based business at an unprecedented value-for-money offering.

Mr. Vincent Ma, President of Wharf T&T, said, “As a leading ICT service provider in Hong Kong with the best-of-breed ‘Fibre-to-the-Desk’ (FTTD) network infrastructure well in place, we are well-positioned to propel the cloud development in Hong Kong to the next level. We have been introducing a variety of subscription-based cloud solutions riding on our FTTD network infrastructure to meet different business needs as early as 2010.”

“We now push forward our cloud edge to the whole new level with substantial investment in building a real cloud platform adopting top technologies from three industry-leading companies. We are proud to introduce FibreCloud today combining the best-in-class network and compute infrastructure, virtualization and storage technologies with high-performance and highly-available connectivity,” added Mr. Ma.

FibreCloud is a carrier-grade premium cloud service that will definitely bring tremendous value to local enterprises, SMEs in particular. FibreCloud redefines the cloud standard delivering excellent performance and a variety of applications with unprecedented convenience, flexibility and scalability.

User-friendly Cloud Service Portal
Once subscribed to FibreCloud, users can simply log onto a pre-built service platform with feature-rich cloud management tools and off-the-shelf Value Added Services (VAS) that allow users to manage and control their own services autonomously. FibreCloud also accelerates the implementation of new systems with premium Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) storage that will significantly streamline business processes and gear up business analysis capability.

Pay-as-you-go Subscription Model Allowing Flexibility & Scalability
FibreCloud solution is infinitely scalable, users can access the resources they need in line with the changing requirements. Subscription and pay-as-you-go pricing model ensures users only pay for the services they actually use and can fuel up the power just in time to ensure smooth traffic during peak time. FibreCloud also features with the cloud load balancer looking after the network traffic without hassle. This pay-as-you-go pricing model gives enterprises great flexibility for planning and sustainable business development.

Minimizing Costs and No Hassle
FibreCloud users are not dependent on hardware or software and all you need is a high-speed Internet connection. Enterprises gain access to high-performance resources and professional solutions without the need to make upfront investment. It minimizes the risks associated with capital expenditure and the cost and effort of in-house operation, upgrade and maintenance. FibreCloud will help shrink the overall expenditure in the long term.

In the pursuit of premium cloud service that fits local business needs, FibreCloud offers strong local support with well-trained and certified staff providing practical cloud advice from consultancy, migration, managed services to usage planning. 24 x 7 technical cloud support service is also available to ensure a sound and safe cloud journey for all businesses.

Secure environment
FibreCloud’s core infrastructure is located at ISO certified tier 3+ data centre to ensure all cloud equipment and customer data are well-managed and backed up by multi-dimension security measures adopting the cutting edge backup and restoration technologies.

Stable and reliable integrated network facilitated by Wharf T&T fibre optic network plus reliable and seamless layer 2 & 3 end-to-end cloud connectivity solutions ensure a high level of security and usability. FibreCloud is also featured with multi-dimension security measures to safeguard and protect businesses against any potential risks.

“Wharf T&T is committed to delivering the best-of-breed cloud solutions. Our commitment on real and superb cloud service is demonstrated by our substantial investment in FibreCloud’s core cloud engine which is powered by global leading technology companies renowned for high performance and premium backend infrastructure. The launch of FibreCloud is another major step in driving the local cloud footprint and facilitating innovation. We are confident that FibreCloud will enable both Wharf T&T and Hong Kong businesses to embark on a rewarding cloud journey,” Mr. Ma concluded.

About WTT HK Limited (“WTT”)
WTT (formerly known as Wharf T&T) is a leading ICT service provider in Hong Kong with an aspiration of "Winning Together" with business customers. Utilising its extensive and secure Fibre-To-The-Desk (FTTD) network infrastructure, WTT provides business customers with leading-edge ICT solutions meeting their diverse business needs. WTT’s rich ICT service portfolio ranges from fibre-based high-speed business broadband, sophisticated local and international data networking, advanced IP-based voice telephony, best-in-class public cloud services, and complex mission-critical system integration solutions that aim at enabling businesses of its customers. WTT is not only committed to engaging in solid and long-term ICT partnerships with our customers but also endeavouring best-practice standards and performances, as well as contributing to corporate social responsibility in Hong Kong while doing businesses. For more information, please visit www.wtthk.com.hk.